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Courses - Spring 2017
CMSC
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CMSC498F
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Selected Topics in Computer Science; Robotics and Perception
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in CMSC351 and CMSC330; and permission of CMNS-Computer Science department. An introduction to the design and programming of robotics systems. The course covers topics in the area of navigation using vision and 3D depth sensors, localization and map making, basic image processing for visual navigation and recognition, and vision and depth based grasping and manipulation. Students will be developing algorithms, and learn how to use current state-of the art vision and software tools, such as OpenCV, MoveIt and the Point Cloud Library. The software components will be developed under the Robotic Operating System (ROS).